Employment

Doctors shortage expected to worsen with surge of new patients

By Akeya Dickson NNPA Washington Correspondent As more people become covered as a result of the Affordable Care Act recently upheld by the United States

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City unveils summer recreation and jobs programs

Joined by city officials, Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Tuesday unveiled the city’s summer recreation and job opportunities for New Orleans youth to be offered by

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Wage War: Employers stealing millions from U.S. workers
By Kathy Mulady Special to New America Media from the Equal Voice Workers nationwide are losing millions of dollars each week to wage theft as their employers, some unscrupulous, others scrambling ...
Psychology of Black unemployment
By Cynthia E. Griffin Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly) — As she watched President Barack Obama lay out his jobs plan for the nation and repeatedly challenge Congress ...
City trains residents for careers in film industry
NEW ORLEANS, LA — The City of New Orleans, in partnership with the New Orleans Video Access Center (NOVAC), will host a free Film Production Assistant Job Training workshop Friday, ...
Black unemployment continues to soar
WASHINGTON — Black leaders said on Friday that the rise in unemployment among Blacks revealed in the latest jobs report is nothing short of a “state of emergency” as they ...
White House to host entrepreneurship forum in New Orleans
WASHINGTON, DC — The White House Business Council and the Office of Public Engagement today announced that they will host two Urban Entrepreneurship Forums in New Orleans, LA on ...
Obama denies charge that he has failed African Americans, Latinos on jobs
By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) — President Barack Obama, in what was likely his first direct defense pertaining to the question of the high unemployment rate among Blacks and Latinos, says ...
U.S. Treasury expands Small Business ‘Main Street’ program
A north Louisiana bank is among six financial institutions that will get a much-needed shot in the arm from the expansion of a federal program designed to strengthen ...
Young males of color likely to end up jobless, imprisoned or dead
By George E. Curry (Special from TheDefenders-Online.com) – Fifty-one percent of Hispanic male high school graduates ages 15-24 and 45 percent of African-American males in that category will end up unemployed, ...

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